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We all know why we fell in love with riding fixed gear. The simplicity of riding, the aesthetic appeal, the simple mechanic making it almost maintenance free.  And if for some, like myself, it was the clean look that made you change modalities of even start riding for the first time you soon realized there is a lot more to a fixed gear. Building a fixed gear might seem simple at first but exactly because of its simplicity there is a lot less room for mistake, one simple component can throw off an entire building, which brings me to my...

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 Riding our bikes is probably one of the best things we could be doing to pass our time. On a commute or a social ride with friends for a coffee or a beer or even adventuring on velodrome banks and hairpin turns on your favorite Crit, the bike is everywhere we go, but what happens when we go out of town?   Traveling with our bikes can be stressful but once you get a hang of it you will never leave your bike behind. The easiest way to travel with our bikes is by bus or train, usually the travel...

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Unknown Singularity is a premium fixed gear track bicycle that was introduced a couple of years ago and was previously known as LV that made its debut back in 2011. This time we stepped up the game with upgraded 6066 aluminum tubing, improved the geometry, carbon alloy fork new graphics and new colors. Unknown Singularity is a track-oriented fixed gear bicycle that incorporates aero seat post for better airflow and it further compliments the frames' bad ass looks. For the European market, all of the Singularities are sold with carbon alloy fork. You can also get a limited edition that features JDX43 carbon fork (more...

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Flip-flop hubs, also known as double side hubs are rear wheel hubs that allow either two fixed gear cogs on both sides or fixed gear cog on one side and freewheel on another side. These are the two main types of flip-flop hubs.  Running two fixed gear cogs: The reason one might want to ride two fixed gear cogs is simple, versatility. By running two different sized rear cogs you will get the ability to change between them based on conditions. For example, for flat areas where speed is important you can use a lower number of teeth (14-13). By riding a lower number...

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The short answer is no. On the fixed gear bicycle pedals and rear wheel are directly connected, meaning when the rear wheel is spinning, pedals are spinning as well. Due to this, you cannot coast on the fixed gear bicycle and have to pedal every time the bike is moving. There are some really positive benefits to this. First one is that fixed gear bicycles are considered a great tool for effective exercise because since you cannot stop pedaling you will maintain higher heart rate during the exercise. The second good reason is that due to the effect of ever spinning pedals you will learn to maintain better-pedaling cadence that is more...

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